Catalogue description Tutbury, Staffordshire: survey and view of the castle. (5) This view was made to...

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Details of MR 1/17
Reference: MR 1/17

Tutbury, Staffordshire: survey and view of the castle. (5) This view was made to illustrate a survey of northern castles by Sir Ambrose Cave, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, in 1561; the survey may have been made as part of this work. (1)-(4) Survey of officers, fees and works. Undated. (5) 'Tutbrey': perspective view of Tutbury Castle, showing the outer walls, towers (one with animal-head waterspouts) and other buildings within the walls, gatehouse and bridge. Also shows neighbouring houses, trees, palisade, River Dove, and a bridge. Remains of black border. No scale shown. Dimensions: (1)-(4) 30 cm x 20 cm; (5) 57 cm x 113 cm.

Note: [Grid references: OSGB36: SK 208 291; WGS84: 52.85866, -1.69104]. WGS84 interpolated from OSGB36.
Date: [1561]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in The National Archives: DL 31/114
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: I. British Isles, c.1410-1860 (London, 1967), entry 3002. An engraving of this map by the Society of Antiquaries, London, 1733, is reproduced in N Edwards, Monastery, Church and Castle, Tutbury (1951).

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